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The purpose of medical cosmetics proposed by cosmetic companies: Australian demand The range of care cosmetic products in Australian shops or pharmacies is so great that a modern person faces a serious problem: what to choose? After all, those who buy care products want to get not only body or hair care but also improve health conditions. Today, using the achievements of medicine, skin care manufacturers can propose to the world solutions that are not only for the proper care of the face, body, hair, nails or the human oral cavity but also for the prevention and treatment of various pathologies using special and unique formulations. The demand for cosmetics ...
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Whether you’re trying to do something major like making an addition to your home, or a simple job like having your bathroom tile regrouted, finding the right contractor is a must. It’s not only important if you want the job to be done right the first time, but also if you want to remain compliant. A good contractor will not only make sure that everything goes as planned but will actually be involved in the project and always have your best interests in mind. Here are a few tips on how to find a contractor before hiring them in Montreal. Benefits from Other’s Research It’s essential that you do your due diligence on any contractor you’re thinking of ...
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To keep your business going, it is important that all your employees stay safe! Staying safe from the outside world is easy but how can you stay safe from the germs inside? Yes, this is where “workplace safety” arrives! Keeping the workplace free from germs may seem an easy task but to doing it in real may be a little difficult. You must make a list of rules for all the staff so that you can keep the office hygienic! We have made a guideline to keep the workplace hygienic. Let’s dive right into it!  1. Safety in your Hands Yes, the safety of the workplace lies in your hands. So, the first step to keep your office clean is installing hand sanitizers ...
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If you’re trying to keep up with research in healthcare design, it can be like drinking from a firehose at times. AAH recently presented a webinar about our partnership with The Center for Health design on the Knowledge Repository,  Better than Google: What’s out there and how to find it . The webinar itself included a live walkthrough of the  free online resource . If you’ve never used the Knowledge Repository, you may want to check out the latest research citations you might use to inform your design. The Knowledge Repository can’t house full-text papers, due to copyright issues, but Key Point Summaries are written to help distill the study findings ...
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The Health Care Facilities Code (NFPA 99) includes multiple requirements for the locations of zone valve boxes.  There should be some kind of intervening wall between the valve box and the outlets it serves, they should be readily operable from the standing position, and installed where they are visible and accessible at all times. Additionally, they should not be installed behind doors (either open or closed) which would prevent them from being seen or located in closed or locked rooms, closets or areas. The intent is for someone to quickly disconnect the medical gas between the supply and the outlet in an emergency situation.  The difficulty with their placement ...
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Interactive team exercise at the Healthcare Design Expo + Conference Pre-Conference Workshop, hosted by NIHD. Image: NIHD AAH Partner highlight: Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design By Kay Rademacher, RN, MSA, NEA-BC, EDAC The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design (NIHD) is a diverse member organization, founded in 2005 by two nurses, Debbie Gregory, DNP, RN and Laura Buchanan, RN, BSN, MBA, who questioned whether the clinical voice was being integrated into healthcare design. NIHD started gaining momentum as more and more nurses realized the value and necessity for the inclusion of clinicians during the entire design process of their new ...
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Soheyla Gorji presenting at the symposium. Image: Soheyla Gorji Symposium on the role of design in preventing and mitigating violence in healthcare settings By Sheila J. Bosch and Soheyla Gorji May 23, 2019. Increasingly, physicians and nurses face verbal and physical attacks, often resulting in psychological harm, injury or even death, inflicted by the very patients they serve. While most strategies aimed at reducing violence against healthcare professionals target operational or law enforcement interventions, the role of the physical environment should not be ignored. To address this pervasive problem, Soheyal Gorgi, doctoral student in the University ...
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At A’19, COTE hosted its Open Forum, where interactive learning about the Top Ten Toolkit was the top priority. First, we “learned from the locals.” Speaker Marco Velotta, a planner with the City of Las Vegas and its Office of Sustainability, talked about the long-range planning effort that the city is working on with a team from SmithGroup, and how the city is using zoning to encourage wiser water use by all. Then, approximately 150 people spent time at groups around the room, where Toolkit contributors were focusing on Toolkit-specific topics plus advocacy: Group 1: The Toolkit’s Super Spreadsheet + The Carbon Lens Helena Zambrano, ...
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Victory: Resolution for Urgent and Sustained Climate Action! At the AIA ’19 Conference business meeting in Las Vegas on June 5 the assembled delegates from the American Institute of Architects overwhelmingly approved the Resolution for Urgent and Sustained Climate Action   by a vote of 4,860 for and 312 against.  This vote (covered by Architectural Record and Building Green , among others) was the culmination of focused effort by members of the Committee on the Environment (COTE) and the Sustainability Leadership Group (SLG) to respond to the call for “bold action” on the climate crisis by the AIA leadership and Board of Directors ...
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Selling your house and car can be stressful if you fail to find the right agent. But you can’t just rely on your agent for the whole selling procedure. You must make your house and car standout from the other available options to ensure quick selling. Here in this blog post, we are sharing some tips to help you sell your house and car quickly. Let’s first start with the tips to sell your house. Clear out clutter No one would like to buy a house that is full of clutter and ill-sized furniture. These things will make your house look disorganized or messy. So, you need to clear out clutter to increase the square footage of your house. Organize ...
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Some lawyers are considered to be very good by their peers and clients because they win a large percentage of their cases. Then there are lawyers who are revered as geniuses because of their ability to recite case law from memory. Regardless of the reason you need to hire an attorney, one thing is clear – professionalism counts. In fact, professionalism should be the top factor that you consider when reviewing your options - and here’s why. Professional Attorneys Can Handle Any Situation While navigating a legal case, nearly any kind of situation can come up. While in the middle of negotiations with a car insurance company, communications can break ...
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Colleen Newland, AIA (left) and Parini Mehta, AIA (right) are the 2019 U40 List recipients. AAH is excited to announce this year’s U40 List recipients. Parini Mehta, AIA, LEED AP , is an Associate Principal with CO architects and has managed large, prominent healthcare projects throughout California in her ten years of healthcare experience. Colleen Newland, AIA, EDAC , is a Strategic Designer at Philips Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she combines research with her architectural background to create design solutions for a variety of healthcare service lines. We hope you enjoy this year’s Summer Leadership Summit! What is your experience ...
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I am delighted to share the progress we have made thus far on our 2019 goal to Reinforce Connections at the very root of what we stand for—so we can remain relevant and continue to grow. We are achieving this through the following internal and external initiatives: Reinforce Connection between Local and National Through the AAH Advisory Group (AG), comprised of leadership from national and local AAH chapters throughout the US, we have impacted our membership by: Establishing a new AAH chapter in Colorado. AAH Board members and AG committee chair have participated in local Academy chapter meetings. These have included Chicago Healthcare KC, Houston ...
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Each year the Academy of Architecture for Health and American College of Healthcare Architects look forward to another Summer Leadership Summit in Chicago. This year, as in years past, it will be no different; in that, the content, attendees, speakers and (hopefully) weather will shine on all and provide us with education to further our mission toward creating healthier, safer and impactful healing environments. You may be thinking; “well, if it’s the same agenda and topics, why would I want to attend?” Hit the pause button; it is never “the same.” And this year’s focus on the patient’s perspective is near and dear to my heart. Prior to joining HKS, ...
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Whether you are planning to visit Malaysia for holidays or any business meeting, you need to apply for the VISA. But mostly, it is one of those countries that witness countless tourists in comparison to business travellers. Even UNESCO has highlighted some of its oldest cities under World Heritage Site. But before you visit there, you should know how to apply for Malaysia visa and get it approved without any hurdles. There are basically 2 ways to apply for a Malaysia VISA. eVISA: Since 2017, eVisa is easily available for anyone who wants to visit the country. During form online submission you will either get a social visit visa or a tourist visa. ...
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Image: ROSSETTI The evolution of eSports venues By ROSSETTI As long as games have been designed to have a high score, people have been competing to win them. Video games are no different, and the evolution of eSports from a room of computer enthusiasts to a packed arena of dedicated video game fans happened rapidly, and the momentum is picking up steam. Early days Long before the term eSports existed, there were video game competitions, with the earliest taking place in a classroom at Stanford University in 1972. As video games became more complex than simple vectors simulating ping pong, competitive gaming became more popular. In 1980, just ...
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Fusion Arena, future home to the Philadelphia Fusion esports franchise, will sit up to 3,500 guests. Image: Populous Project Spotlight: Fusion Arena By Populous Fusion Arena, future home to the Philadelphia Fusion esports franchise, will sit up to 3,500 guests and stand as the western hemisphere’s largest ground-up, purpose-built esports venue. In addition to serving as a premier destination for competitive gaming events and elite training, Fusion Arena’s flexible and adaptable design lends the opportunity for 365-day activation to host a variety of live entertainment programming and experiences, truly a first-of-its-kind venue for the next-generation ...
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I hope everyone had an enjoyable conference, met up with new and old colleagues and learned a little something in the process. Thanks to all that attended our Open Forum. We have taken note of all the comments that were made. Specifically, we have some leads on potential white papers, contacts for interactions with adjacent organizations and some tips for next year’s conference presentation. If you have any retail or entertainment projects in Los Angeles and you are interested in hosting a tour next year or if you are planning on submitting abstracts for a presentation, let us know and we can introduce you to the right people and alert our members. Currently, ...
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